Authorpreneurship ... pretty cool name for a book hey?
I'm reading this book right now and I'm finding it very helpful with all the basic details right through to the intricate details you'll need to know to become a successful Authorpreneur.
Book blurb... Take control of your writing career! What does it take to become a successful author in today’s publishing world? It’s not enough to write a powerful book – today’s author must understand and leverage the business side of writing. Authorpreneurship by Sharon Jenkins takes the aspiring writer from curiosity to career, combining both sides of publishing – author and entrepreneur – to empower writers with direction, publishing options, marketing solutions and business savvy to grow their career.
Your publishing personality, and how to leverage it
A business plan for a successful book launch
How to manage your time
How to create a powerful product
Winning traits of a personal support team
How to financially support your dream
Strategic and easy marketing secrets – online and off!
And resources to help you apply what you learn!
Sharon C. Jenkins is a literary project manager, author, motivational speaker and visionary who serves as the Inspirational Principal for The Master Communicator’s Writing Services. Formerly the managing editor of four electronic and print journals (business, community, health and wellness, faith-based) for one of the largest African American marketing and communications companies in Houston, she has also written articles in various national and local publications. These include Yahoo Shine, Diva Toolbox, Beauty Come Forth Magazine, Gospel Truth, d-mars.com, Houston Black Book and Small Business Today.
Jenkins is also the best-selling Amazon author of Beyond the Closet Door and has co-authored two other books,Songs of Three Sisters and Ready, Set, Succeed: Making Your Dream Come True.
Known as the Master Communicator, because she is proficient in communicating in multiple forms of media: radio, newspapers, magazines, and spoken word, her prevailing mission is to equip authors to live their literary dreams without emptying their bank accounts. She started this undertaking four years ago with the Desire to Inspire Workshops, which progressed to the 2010 – 2013 Authors Networking Summit, which were hosted in Houston and Detroit.